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About Jerry Clement

Jerry Clement is a photographer, videographer and designer.

Photo-sharing or Photo-stealing?

Free photo sites are not always free Camera manufacturers like to share images taken with their equipment, so it was understandably awkward when Canon Italy and Canon Spain shared a photo shot with a Fuji X-T1 on all their social media accounts. Then it got worse. Turns out Canon took the image from a website [...]

Stealing Could Get Expensive

The Copyright Alternative Small Claims Enforcement Act (CASE) of 2017 could make it easier for photographers and other artists to file and win copyright disputes. The bipartisan bill would make it easier for musicians and artists to protect their creative work. According to a news release, U.S. Representatives Hakeem Jeffries and Tom Marino have introduced [...]

By |2017-11-05T17:03:47-04:00November 5th, 2017|Jerry D Clement, Legal, Photography|0 Comments

Musings on Photographic Integrity

Live news cameramen (and women) often catch more than they intend in their shots. We’ve all seen clips of television reporters getting upstaged by something unexpected in the background of their shots. In most of the cases I’ve seen, it’s good for a chuckle. But the case discussed in Philippa Edwards’ article, “News Photographer Blasted [...]

By |2016-04-05T10:07:29-04:00April 5th, 2016|Jerry D Clement, Photography, Technology|0 Comments

You Bought the Rights to that Music, Didn’t You?

We uploaded a video to YouTube and were shocked when someone immediately lodged a copyright claim against us for the music we used. We have written before about how important it is to either own or acquire the rights to use the material on your website. The same applies to anything you post online, including [...]